Acer Aspire 5741-6073


Acer Aspire 5741-6073Notebook: Acer Aspire 5741-6073 (Aspire 5741 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 72.5% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5741-6073

80% Acer Aspire 5741 review
Source: CNet English

Acer has used Intel's low-cost i3 processor to good effect in the Aspire 5741 to create a well specified, mid-sized laptop with a very attractive price tag. It's difficult not to like the Acer Aspire 5741 thanks to its combination of good looks, lasting battery life and impressive performance. Its lack of gaming muscle does let the side down a little, but in most other respects this is a fine budget laptop.

Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Acer Aspire 5741 review
Source: Techradar English
The Aspire 5741-333G32Mn is a successful budget entry in Acer's portfolio. Performance is assured by the Intel Core i3 processor and the strong build makes for a robust and highly usable laptop.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/14/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Acer Aspire 5741 review
Source: PC Advisor English
Considering it only costs £699, the Acer Aspire 5741 is a bargain. You get a quick CPU and a good supporting cast of components, and it will be fast enough for any task except high-end gaming.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/31/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Acer Aspire AS5741-6073
Source: PC Mag English
Whether you appreciate its design is up for debate, but what we can all agree upon is the Acer Aspire AS5741-6073 delivers outstanding performance for the price and surprisingly long battery life. For those who want more features, however, the Editors' Choice Samsung R580 offers Blu-ray, Core i5, and switchable graphics for about $250 more.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/23/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%


Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


The Core i5-430M is a middle class dual core CPU that features only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.26-2.53 GHz (Turbo Mode). Furthermore, VT-d, trusted Execution and AES features are missing in the 430M. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 500-733 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.4 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

Acer: Acer Incorporated is a Taiwanese multinational electronics manufacturer. Its product lineup includes desktops and laptops, as well as personal digital assistants (PDAs), servers and storage, displays, peripherals, and e-business services for business, government, education, and home users. Acer is the third largest computer manufacturer in the world (by sales) after HP and Dell Inc (2007). The company owns the largest franchised computer retail chain in Taipei, Taiwan. Originally named Multitech, it was founded in 1976. Gateway and Packard Bell are economically connected with Acer. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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72.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-07- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)